What state, county and municipal workers make

Excluding New York City, more than half a million state, county and municipal workers in New York made $29 billion in the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2017, according to data provided by the Office of State Comptroller. That represents a 2.8 percent increase from the year before. Data for the 2015-16 year were also included in the table below.

You can also see this list of more than 500,000 government employees rounded up into a a database of more than 3,000 governmental units in New York State.

The data below, which cover active employees enrolled in the New York State and Local Retirement System, were obtained via a Freedom of Information Law request. You can read more here. This database was posted on Nov. 28, 2017.

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Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name DEMPSEY, JAMES J Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $52,143.16 Date 07/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, INES YOLANDA Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $52,143.05 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MLOTT, WILLARD S, II Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $52,142.98 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRY, AMY L Employer name Olean Housing Authority Amount $52,142.95 Date 05/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, PETER J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $52,142.91 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, SOPHIA N Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $52,142.82 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, WILLIAM H Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $52,142.50 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ANTHONY J Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $52,141.18 Date 01/28/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, RICHARD N Employer name Orange County Amount $52,141.16 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PATRICK S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,140.63 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPPARD, SHARON M Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $52,140.56 Date 02/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE MAY, CHARLES A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,139.83 Date 09/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANGER, SHANNYN C Employer name Orleans County Amount $52,139.81 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLEY, GALE J Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $52,139.80 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, CHRISTINA R Employer name Rockland County Amount $52,139.66 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUDENTI, MICHAEL A Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $52,139.43 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERGEL, ANDREA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,139.14 Date 07/27/1972 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, PAUL A, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $52,139.04 Date 09/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REALS, LORI A Employer name Village of Clifton Springs Amount $52,138.59 Date 09/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ANTHONY Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $52,138.34 Date 12/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVOST, SCOTT D Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $52,138.29 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROMAN, MICHAEL Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $52,138.26 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEFABER, HENRY W Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $52,138.19 Date 03/15/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, SHARESE M Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $52,137.76 Date 12/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, KERRY ANN Employer name Livingston County Amount $52,137.63 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARGE, TRAVIS J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $52,137.54 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIENCH, MARCEL I Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $52,137.53 Date 04/04/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCON, FABIOLA Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $52,137.23 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTHUR, CARLA A Employer name Clinton County Amount $52,137.12 Date 01/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, JUAN A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $52,136.80 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLIMINE, CHRIS Employer name Coram Fire District Amount $52,136.64 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, TIMOTHY P Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $52,136.64 Date 06/06/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDINETTI, JAMIE L Employer name Columbia County Amount $52,136.56 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDIELLO, MICHAEL V Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $52,136.39 Date 10/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, SHIRLEY L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $52,135.99 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, TIMOTHY J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $52,135.92 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, LINDA A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $52,135.64 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, SHAMISHA S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,135.43 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDFORD, WALTER C Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $52,135.34 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, CAROL A Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $52,135.26 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETZLER, GALE T Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $52,135.24 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CASSE, JOSEPH P Employer name Brunswick CSD Amount $52,135.23 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IAFALLO, JOHN Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $52,135.23 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, ELLEN N Employer name Steuben County Amount $52,135.07 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMALAS, GEORGE R Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $52,134.73 Date 02/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN-NOLAN, MARGARET C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,134.66 Date 04/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATTUGA, FRANK Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $52,134.45 Date 08/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MARY ELLEN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,134.33 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, LAFAYETTE Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $52,134.08 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWELL, CATHY A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $52,133.80 Date 03/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTEN, LINDA Employer name Herkimer County Amount $52,133.80 Date 07/11/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNONE, MARGERY S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,133.54 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASSI, BENJAMIN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $52,133.49 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, STEPHANIE J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $52,133.38 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVEY, JAYSON S Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $52,133.33 Date 07/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, SUSAN R Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $52,133.26 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BARRY Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $52,133.23 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTILLANA, RICARDO S Employer name Westchester County Amount $52,133.08 Date 07/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, KAREN A Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $52,133.03 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARRON, JOSEPH A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $52,132.77 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JOSHUA D Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $52,132.77 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONNARD, REMY M, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $52,132.71 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARSH, JOHN D Employer name Erie County Amount $52,132.60 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLER, RAMONA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,132.32 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FULVIO, DOMINICK J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,132.06 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLEY, MIEKO Employer name Otsego County Amount $52,131.85 Date 10/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZMAN, NATHAN E Employer name Broome County Amount $52,131.84 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSTADT, THOMAS R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $52,131.78 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDI, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $52,131.57 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANLEY, THOMAS, JR Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $52,131.44 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMBY, ANTHONY G Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $52,131.00 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIEVO, JESICA L Employer name Madison County Amount $52,130.61 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIELLO, PETER J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $52,130.55 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAYTON, SPENCER T Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $52,130.46 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREADWAY, DONALD F Employer name Town of Putnam Amount $52,130.14 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, REYNALDO Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $52,129.66 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, SHERYL A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $52,129.42 Date 04/27/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALKURABI, ERIC S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $52,129.40 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLERT, ANN C Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $52,129.18 Date 11/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, EMILY A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $52,129.17 Date 11/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, KATHLEEN A Employer name Town of Chili Amount $52,129.16 Date 07/07/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDEE, MELANIE H Employer name Lewiston-Porter CSD Amount $52,128.97 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, KIM M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,128.91 Date 02/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNS, CATHERINE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $52,128.62 Date 04/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COULTER, RALPH D Employer name Schenectady County Amount $52,128.55 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNS, COURTNEY L Employer name Columbia County Amount $52,128.53 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERARD, MIGUELINA O Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $52,128.50 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNAM, CHRISTIAN A Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $52,128.45 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAPLES, JANICE H Employer name Chemung County Amount $52,128.39 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, MARK C, II Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $52,128.12 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, COLLEEN M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $52,128.09 Date 01/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TERRENCE J Employer name Village of Perry Amount $52,127.90 Date 02/06/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, MELINDA S, MS Employer name Tompkins County Amount $52,127.84 Date 06/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORRESTER, BERNARD R Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $52,127.54 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZA, JOSEPH J Employer name Orange County Amount $52,127.42 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLSTON, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Binghamton Amount $52,127.21 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JUNE C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $52,127.05 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERYEA, STEPHEN K Employer name Clinton County Amount $52,127.03 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, DAVID G Employer name Orange County Amount $52,126.98 Date 03/14/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, AMY L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $52,126.79 Date 08/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System